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seriesDuluth Running Co. Announces Launch of the Aquathon Series

New Swim-Run Race Series to Launch this July at Park Point Beach

Duluth, MN, May 6, 2013

Hideous But Not Cancerous...

uglyBy Ben Ewers (benewers.blogspot.com)

It turned over 100 degrees in Phoenix a few days ago, and the sun and heat reminded me that just a month ago I had this ugly non-cancerous growth removed from the back of my leg. I've had numerous such items removed and biopsied for cancer in the last ten years. So this short blog is my version of a public service announcement.

These skin conditions are mainly the result of too much unprotected sun in my youth. I've had a few squamous cell carcinomas removed and hundreds of keratosis (pre-cancerous) frozen off or carved out. As a result I've become very conscious of odd appearing skin conditions, which is why I had this growth removed. The sun block I lavish on today will help me when I'm 100. The sun block I didn't use when I was 20 is causing what I routinely deal with today...

Frozen Stumps & Lukewarm Beer...

feetbeerBy Dan Chies

Take the Hill Race Report - 88 masochistic idiots raced in Saint Peter last weekend...

A frozen time was had by all at the Gustavus-TTHTri on Saturday. Low 30's, 15-20mph wind, and a spatter of rain. T1 took 5 minutes so we could dry off and put our snowpants on. First sip of water on the bike cracked the ice in the water bottle. At T2, hopped off the bike so I...

Did Ross Save America?

gerardross(Photos - Are these pics of the same guy?)

Event Previews - Two duathlons are slated for Saturday, May 11. One is 12-years-old, the other is celebrating its second anniversary. If you're totally into cycling, we recommend that you check out the younger race. It's a bike-run-bike contest with seven times as many bike miles as there are run miles. The race is in Fergus Falls and it's called the Central Lakes Cycle Duathlon. Last year's race was won by local stud, David Jensen, and Alexandria studette Angie Johnson....

Rattlesnakes & Waiting For Brownies...

dianeBy Diane Hankee

I chose to do the upcoming IM Texas because we have family right near the Woodland

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